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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Pain (Overview)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign body in the eye.


Dr. Robert Chang
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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What causes eye pain in children?

Dr. Robert Chang
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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What causes eye pain in children?

Many causes: Look for associations or recent injury. If doesn't go away and can't be flushed out, then should be checked out. If very young, may need conscious sedation or even an exam under anesthesia. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Pain (Overview)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign body in the eye.


Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
40 years in practice
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Can left eye pain cause bone below eye to be painful?

Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
40 years in practice
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Can left eye pain cause bone below eye to be painful?

Doubtful: But sinus inflammation can cause both problems. See and ENT to rule this out. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

Myth: pain killers are the cure for pain. ...See more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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How to treat eye pain inside your eyes?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Evaluate cause: In this situation is best to be evaluated to determine the cause of the pain. If it is part of a constellation of symptoms such as congestion, sinus pain etc - consider seeing your physician. If it is a lone symtpom - then recommend that you see your opthamologist. Eye pain with visual changes warrants prompt assessment. ...Read more

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Dr. Harry Bernstein
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
32 years in practice
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What to do if I had laser surgery to eliminate clouding behind an iol. have had eye pain since. was the laser treatment the source of the eye pain?

Dr. Harry Bernstein
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
32 years in practice
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What to do if I had laser surgery to eliminate clouding behind an iol. have had eye pain since. was the laser treatment the source of the eye pain?

Pain post laser: the pain may be due to inflammation in the eye. You need to see your ophthalmologist immediately. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
22 years in practice
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

Live with the pain instead of for the pain. ...See more

Dr. David Aizuss
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
38 years in practice
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Adult with slight lazy eye. Never been treated or officially diagnosed, but can visually see it and sometimes eye pain. Are there any treatments?

Dr. David Aizuss
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
38 years in practice
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Adult with slight lazy eye. Never been treated or officially diagnosed, but can visually see it and sometimes eye pain. Are there any treatments?

Yes: If by lazy eye, you mean an eye turns in or out, that can be surgically corrected. If by lazy eye, you are referring to an eye that does not see clearly even with glasses, that cannot be corrected beyond childhood. Lazy of the later type is also know as amblyopia. It must be treated in childhood by patching the better eye to force use of the worse eye preferably well before age 7. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
40 years in practice
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What is the cure of eye pain?

Dr. Louis Gallia
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
40 years in practice
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What is the cure of eye pain?

See eye doc: Depends on the problem. See eye doc for diagnosis/treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
22 years in practice
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Board Certified, Pain Management
6 years in practice
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How can I get rid of eye pain quickly?

Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Board Certified, Pain Management
6 years in practice
906K people helped
How can I get rid of eye pain quickly?

Warm application: Try warm application for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from tylenol or ibuprofen. If it doesnt improve, do not wait, contact your pcp or an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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